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SSG 71 Collins SSK

COLLINS CLASS
Country Of Origin: Australia
Designation: Submarine
Class: COLLINS (SSK)
In Service: 6

Pennant Number

Ships Name

Commissioned
73 (not 71)COLLINS27 July 1996 2026
74 (not 72)FARNCOMB31 January 19982028
75 (not 73)WALLER10 July 19992029
76 (not 74)DECHAINEUX23 February 20012031
77 (not 75)SHEEAN23 February 20012031
78 (not 76)RANKIN29 March 20032033

DIMENSIONS


Displacement: 3,050 - 3051.0 (Tons) (Surfaced)
Displacement: 3,350 - 3353.0 (Tons) (Dived)
Length: 77.5-77.8 (255 feet) (meters)
Beam: 7.8 (25 feet) (meters)
Draft: 6.8-7.0 (22 feet) (meters)
Speed: 10+ (Knots) (surfaced or snorkeling)
Speed: 20+ (Knots) (Dived)
Range: 9000 at 10 kts (Miles)
Diving Depth : In excess of 180 meters (590 feet)
Propulsion: Diesel electric; 3 Hedemora VB210 18 cylinder diesels, with generators producing 1,400 kW each; one water-cooled, DC shunt, double-armature motor rated at 5,250 kW; single shaft
Crew: 45 (8 officers and 37 sailors)

DETECTION SYSTEMS


Radar System:
Navigation: GEC Marconi

Sonar System: Thomson Sintra Scylla bow and flank arrays
Kariwara or Thomson Sintra passive towed array

ARMAMENT


Missiles: SSM - McDonnell Douglas Sub-Harpoon
Decoys: 2 SSDE
Torpedoes: 6 - 21 in (533 mm) fwd tubes for Mk 48 wire-guided torpedoes



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